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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus K52F laptop.
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For full specifications see the Asus K52F specifications page.
|Processor||Intel® Core™ i5 Processor 520M/430M : 2.4 GHz - 2.26 GHz, with Turbo Boost up to 2.93/2.53 GHz;
Intel® Core™ i3 Processor 350M/330M : 2.6 GHz - 2.13 GHz,
Intel® Pentium P6100 : 2.0 GHz
|Screen||15.6” (1366×768) Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||250GB to 640GB|
|Graphics||Intel® GMA HD|
|Sound||Works||Use of headphones doesn't mute the speakers|
|Webcam||Works||Camera is upside down|
Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (should also work for *ubuntu 12.04)
|Sound||Use of headphones doesn't mute speakers and no sound in external speakers||
|Sound||External (jack connected) microphone doesn't work||In alsamixer unmute S/PDIF and S/PDIF (1)|
|Webcam||Webcam upside down||
|Suspend||Suspend freezes (solution from Jose's comment)||
- Also tested with Kubuntu 10.10 x64. No new regressions (Camera still upside down, headphones don't mute the sound)
- The Asus K52F has been tested with ubuntu 10.04 beta. Ubuntu 9.10 and Debian 5.0 don't support all hardware.
- Suspend doesn't work with ubuntu 10.04 beta.
You can enter a summary of how well the Asus K52F works with Linux here.